An aging actor (Adolphe Menjou), trying to make a comeback on Broadway, is surprised when his estranged daughter (Andrea Leeds) shows up. It seems that she is an actress and is also trying to make it on Broadway. He tries to re-establish his relationship with her while also trying to hide the fact that she is his daughter from the press. ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Comedy, Drama
WJSV COMPLETE DAY Thursday, September 21st, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C., recorded their entire broadcast day -- from sign on, to sign off. This was before the advent of magnetic recording tape, so transcription disks were used. The overall quality of these disk recordings is good to excellent, except for a few spots of noticeable distortion. These transcriptions were transferred to tape in their entirety, except for the ommission of the evening re-broadcast of FDR's address to... ( 2 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, OTRR Non Certified, WJSV Complete...
Border Law (1931) â Buck Jones When Shag Smith kills Jim's brother Bob, Jim Houston (Buck Jones) and Thunder quit the rangers so they can cross the border and join Smith's gang. Jim's plan is to get the gang to cross back over the border where the rangers will be waiting. ( 2 reviews ) Topics: Buck Jones, Western, Feature Films, B Western
1950 episode of CBS Network's 'The Ed Wynn show' with original Camel commercials. Ed's guests are Helen Forrest, The Three Stooges and William Frawley. This entry was broadcast live March 11, 1950 on the west coast. The Ed Wynn show was the first network series to be aired live on the west coast and have the kinescopes shipped east, where they would air a couple of weeks later. The kinescope of this shown was seen on the east coast March 25, 1950. Ratings were not great, but the show won two... ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Classic TV, 1950's, Fifties, Variety, Vaudeville, show, Ed Wynn show, The Three Stooges, Helen...
Not to be confused with "Murder By Television" starring Bela Lugosi. This film is about a young inventor trying to get his television system financed. A gang of crooks are out to stop him. This film is considered science fiction by many because the concept of television was still on the drawing boards in the 30's, but it's also a comedy. Stars Lyle Talbot, Mary Astor, Nat Pendleton, and Joyce Compton. Whether you would consider this scifi or not, you should find it entertaining anyway. ( 4 reviews ) Topics: comedy, scifi, television, feature films
In San Francisco, a woman tries to track down her husband, who is hiding from a killer and from the police. The IMDB entry is here. ( 11 reviews ) Topics: noir, crime, suspense, thriller, murder, witness
(178 Episodes Plus 2 Auditions) "Our Miss Brooks": Regarding these 178 Eps of Old Time Radio Sitcom, "Our Miss Brooks," with Eve Arden ...... I do realize there are many MANY OMB downloads available online, which possibly prompts you to think ".. right .... yet another person uploading that which has already been (countless times!) uploaded!" As a rookie down-loader, I found misnamed episodes etc extremely confusing. I ended up with so many files that turned out to... ( 12 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, * Eve Arden, * Gale Gordon, * Jane Morgan
My Favorite Husband began as a radio sitcom on CBS Radio. The show starred Lucille Ball and Richard Denning as Liz and George Cooper (Liz and George Cugat in early episodes). The couple lived at 321 Bundy Drive in the ficticious city of Sheridan Falls, and were billed as "two people who live together and like it." The main sponsor was Jell-O, and an average of 3 "plugs" for Jell-O were made in each episode. The program ran from 1948 through 1951, throughout which 124... ( 11 reviews )
SUSPENSE SUSPENSE an introduction Copyright Jim Widner (firstname.lastname@example.org) 18 Oct 1994 On September 30, 1962 a major milestone in radio drama came to an end with the final episode of the long running series, SUSPENSE. Ironically, the episode was titled "Devil Stone" and was the last dramatic radio play from a series that had its roots in the golden age of radio. What began as a "new series frankly dedicated to your horrification and entertainment" took on a life of its... ( 23 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, OTRR Certified Set, Suspense,...
Complete Broadcast Day - WJSV 9/21/39-MP3 format WJSV Complete Broadcast Day On September 21, 1939, radio station WJSV in Washington, D.C. transcribed an entire day of broadcasting. If you are curious as to what radio was actually like in those days, there is no better way than by listening to these MP3 files. ) ( 22 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, Complete Broadcast Day, WJSV